February 2014: Mr. Kwolek joins NSAWW after a long and distinguished career with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and the Department of Defense bringing extensive geospatial intelligence, program management, acquisition and budget expertise.
Previously, Mr. Kwolek served over three decades with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and its predecessor agencies, retiring as a Senior Executive. His most recent assignment with that agency was as the Deputy Director, NGA Defense-Pentagon where he developed strategic plans transitioning customers from hardcopy and media to a digital environment for combat support, intelligence, and humanitarian assistance/disaster relief. Prior to Deputy Director , Mr. Kwolek was the Interim Deputy Chief Information Officer for the NGA where he served as Geospatial Information Executive representing the DoD and NGA on Geospatial issues and was responsible for leading IT Strategic Planning, IT Policy development, IT budget, and Cyber Defense. He also held a two year Federal advisory position with National Geospatial Advisory Committee for Department of Interior Director.